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Carlisle to Doncaster by train

  • First train
    05:44
  • Last train
    23:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m
  • Distance
    192 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    57
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Doncaster by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Doncaster take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 192 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Doncaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Doncaster?

Journeys between Carlisle and Doncaster usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Carlisle to Doncaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 61 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Doncaster?

The Carlisle to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Carlisle to Doncaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 23:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:25, and the last at 22:04.

When to book Carlisle to Doncaster train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Carlisle to Doncaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Doncaster?

More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Doncaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Doncaster to Carlisle by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.